Units of Study

SCLG3602 - Sociological Theory and Practice

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Fran Collyer

Description

This unit addresses the political, ethical and practical problems that may arise during the process of conducting research. It will also examine the social and logical links between theory, method, data and analysis. In the seminars we will critically examine the work of other researchers to identify the strengths and weaknesses of their approaches. As part of their assessment, students will select a topic of their own and develop a theoretically informed research proposal.

Assessments

1300wd group oral presentation (30%) and 1x1000wd project report (20%) and 1x2200wd research proposal (50%)

Textbooks

unit reader will be available through the Copy Centre

Classes

1x3hr seminar/week

Prerequisites

SCLG1001 and SCLG1002

Prohibitions

SCLG3003

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